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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Pedestrian, Bicyclist Struck By Cars

Posted By on Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 8:35 AM

click to enlarge "Yes, I know. It's dangerous out there."
  • "Yes, I know. It's dangerous out there."

In another difficult interlude for folks simply hoping to get from here to there in this city sans motorized transport, a pedestrian and bicyclist were struck by cars in separate incidents last night and this morning.

At around 8:45 p.m. Monday, a cyclist was struck by by a taxi. The bicycle rider was transported to San Francisco General Hospital; his or her condition is uncertain. SF Weekly called moments ago to the police department for an update; when we know more, you'll know more. 

Meanwhile, at 6:09 Tuesday morning, a pedestrian's morning plans were altered to include a trip to San Francisco General after he or she was struck by a car at Sacramento and Battery. 

Police report that the pedestrian's exact injuries are uncertain, "but appear non-life threatening." 

That, it would seem, is the best news of the morning. 

Update: Police characterize the cyclist's injuries as "non-life threatening." 

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Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.


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